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Athens News Matters: Recent Survey Shows Record Number of Bald Eagle Nests in Georgia

Bruce Bennett
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Georgia’s most recent statewide survey of bald eagle nests – the first in five years – shows a record number of nests in the state, but not all the news is good for these regal raptors.

Martin Matheny is WUGA's Program Director and a host and producer of our local news program 'Athens News Matters.' He started at WUGA in 2012 as a part-time classical music host and still hosts WUGA's longest-running local program 'Night Music' which is heard on WUGA and GPB Classical. He lives in Normaltown with his wife, Shaye and dog, Murphy.